The Young: A better life - most Catholics think that Northern Ireland has improved
Published 09/04/2014 | 12:00
A majority of young people believe Northern Ireland has improved as a place to live in the last five years, today's poll results reveal.
Just over 50% said the province had "improved" or "improved greatly" in recent years.
Looking at depth into the figures again shows that substantially more young Catholics thought Northern Ireland had improved as a place to live, compared to Protestants "and this is also reflected in reverse".
Out of the total, 30.5% said the province had "improved greatly" and a further 26.2 % said it had "improved".
On the other end of the scale, just 12.5% said the province had got worse over the period of half a decade.
But 64.6 % of Catholics gave the top two answers compared to just over 30% of Catholics giving the bottom answer.
"There is a general feeling among the young people that NI had improved as a place to live, but this is not decisive," pollsters LucidTalk concluded.